Tweet Love – Chie Ayado crazy Osaka jazz singer
Tweet Brian Wilson’s Smile
Tweet 31 songs – Nick Hornby Another 31
Tweet New film by Miyazaki Hayao. Mixed reviews from our group when we went to see it. But the animation is stunningly beautiful as usual. Fan Website. The film is based on a book by Diana Wynne Jones
Tweet Voices – Best of Keiko Lee
Tweet Cassandra Wilson – Glamoured
Tweet Excellent new film by Sai Yoichi. About a family of Koreans in Osaka. Takeshi Kitano is terrifying. film website
Tweet I’ve felt more earthquakes in the last week than all the time I’ve been in Japan. The initial earthquake last weekend rattled this apartment quite impressively. Over 30 people dead and thousands of people still living in temporary shelter in Niigata. A man near the epicenter was being interviewed by phone live on TV […]
Tweet Time out of mind – Bob Dylan
Tweet Sun – UA Japan’s Bjork. Just as good, probably even weirder. Aslo has her own children’s program and has just released an album of nursery rhymes. Build that fanbase early!
Tweet The Very Best of Elvis Costello
Tweet Nashville Skyline – Bob Dylan
Tweet Sons and Lovers
Tweet New CD
Tweet Paid a visit to the LDP headquarters today. Found this character prowling around.
Tweet New CD! Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66
Tweet Listening now: Billy Bragg’s best of.
Tweet From the Mainichi Shimbun
Tweet An article I wrote for the Japan Times on rising rates of eating disorders in Japan.
Tweet Article by Kaori Shoji in the Japan Times on Sushi.
Tweet Beginning to know how the rice in the rice cooker below feels now!
Tweet What did Kitty do to deserve this?
Tweet It must have averaged around 36/37 celcius this week. 60 or 70% humidity of course.
Tweet Just the kitchen timer section in Bic Camera (one of Tokyo’s biggest electronics shops)